The Reko Diq mine case shows the overreach of a secretive arbitration system.
The world’s largest island has long been on the mind of successive American leaders who have been interested in its strategic and economic value.
China's first engaged the Taliban to protect its interests in Afghanistan in the 90s. Decades later, history repeats itself.
A member of the Zimbabwean minority Muslim community is challenging school regulations that ban beards for pupils, which he says are discriminatory and therefore unconstitutional.
Speculators are wary of Chinese export restrictions on rare earth minerals. Here's why their near-control of the market poses a risk to the United States.
EU lobbies are protecting unsustainable industries at the expense of free trade and poverty alleviation.
Extraction in rivers and beaches has increased pollution and flooding, lowered groundwater levels, hurt marine life, and exacerbated the occurrence and severity of landslides and drought, UN says.
French-backed militarisation in Mali is aimed at protecting its economic interests, and only compounds Mali's problems.
Local disaster official Abdul Muin Paputungan said one person was confirmed dead and 14 people with injuries ranging from light to serious had been rescued. As many as 60 people were buried, he said.
Indigenous people protest against a court order to evict more than 1.3 million tribals accused of encroaching on forest lands.
Illegal gold miners in Battlefields, 175 kilometres west of Harare, entered shafts on land owned by RioZim and another firm on Tuesday night in search of gold, but a dam wall nearby collapsed, flooding the shafts and tunnels, local media report.
Russia and Iran have cooperated for years to ensure the survival of Bashar al Assad's regime in Syria but as the war winds down, are the two countries competing for a different future in Syria?
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